China is determined to position itself as the greatest world power in the world of technology, without a doubt a milestone that they are close to achieving thanks not only to the fact that it is the territory of the most recognizable companies related to the drone world, but also to initiatives such that brings us together today and that will lead to the construction of the largest specialized base in the development, construction and testing of marine drones and unmanned vessels.
As announced, we are talking about nothing less than the largest base of its kind, same as will have 750 square kilometers and that has begun to be built in the city of Zhuhai, right in the delta of the Pearl River, a location that is located in southern China.
China begins construction of what will be the world's largest exclusive base for the development, manufacture and testing of marine drones
According to official documents, this new base will be built in several phases and, in the first of all of them, it will have no less than 21,6 square kilometers. For the construction of this new base and for its subsequent start-up, different entities such as the Wuhan University of Technology, the company specialized in the development and manufacture of marine drones oceanalpha just like the Zhuhai local government and China Classification Society.
The main mission of this new base will be to investigate route planning of the new generation of marine drones as well as the different lashing and unmooring techniques. For this, the Oceanalpha company has already received official permission from the Chinese administration to test its marine drones, which the Chinese government has already declared that it intends to use for both civilian and military purposes.